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BOOKS and CD Roms

Please browse our extensive range of fitness books and CD roms for developing cricket fitness.

The Core Workout by Joanne Elphinston and Paul Pook. 136 pages, with over 250 illustrations.
The definitive guide to swiss ball training for players, coaches and fitness professionals. Great for core stability and full body strength.The Core Workout manual presents an advanced and definitive guide to Swiss ball training with over 250 illustrations of Swiss ball exercises to help you develop core stability and maximise your power, speed and control potential.

: £14.95

Jumping into Plyometrics.
This second edition of Jumping Into Plyometrics presents 100 illustrated plyometric exercises in seven categories:

. Jumps-in-place . Standing jumps . Multiple jumps
. Box drills . Depth jumps . Bounding . Medicine ball exercises

: £10.95

Jumping into Plyometrics Video. 35 minutes
The new Jumping Into Plyometrics Video shows your athletes how to perform 21 core exercises found in the book Jumping Into Plyometrics. Using slow motion, freeze frames, and graphics, the video demonstrates, in detail, how each exercise is executed.

Like the book, the Jumping Into Plyometrics Video features seven categories of exercises that will improve your athletes' speed, quickness, and jumping ability while giving them greater coordination, body control, and balance.


: £29.32

Speed, Agility and Quickness. Paperback, 248 pages.

Edited by three strength and conditioning experts, Training for Speed, Agility, and Quickness is the definitive source of speed, agility, and quickness drills and exercises for athletes and coaches. Detailed descriptions and diagrams help you understand how to correctly perform more than 200 of the best possible drills for developing these three key components of athletic movement.

: £12.95

Explosive Lifting for Sports Book. Become a more powerful athlete when you include the snatch, clean, jerk, and their variations in your sports training program. It explains how to perform each lift safely with step-by-step instructions. Just as important, it outlines key technical adjustments and exercise options for athletes of various body types. Extensive photos enrich the book while the while the video (below) brings the action to life.

: £13.95

Explosive Lifting for Sports Video.

This video presents learning progressions for the snatch, clean, jerk, pulling assistance exercises, squats, and other lifts.

It explains how to perform each lift safely with step-by-step instructions to show you exactly how to develop the power you need to excel in your sport. Just as important, it outlines key technical adjustments and exercise options for athletes of various body types.

: £23.44

Functional Training for Sports. 208 pages.
Author Mike Boyle addresses movement, body positions, and abilities that are essential for success in competition. Yyou will improve your total athleticism, enhance your performance, and reduce injuries through exercise progressions that will spur your development potential for specific movement patterns you commonly use in your sport. Providing tests for you to determine where to start, the progressions focus on training for the torso, the upper body, and the lower body.

: £12.95

Functional Resistance Training Technques (cd rom)
Functional Resistance Training Techniques CD-ROM incorporates text screens, video, and audio and video stills to deliver practical content and superior instruction to fitness professionals. Not only will users be able to read about the exercises, but they will also be able to watch how the exercise is performed.

: £56.34

Jump Rope Training. Paperback, 176 pages.

Jump rope training expert, former Marine, and Olympic wrestler Buddy Lee was the official jump rope conditioning consultant to 25 U.S. Olympic teams from 1996 to 2000. In Jump Rope Training he shows you how to incorporate winning techniques in a portable, high-level workout program. You'll learn how to use one simple tool to improve speed, agility, balance, strength, power, and endurance

: £10.95

High Performance Sports Conditioning. Paperback 376 pp
Brings together 22 of the finest and most respected contributors ever assembled for a sports conditioning guide share their best drills and workouts for developing full athletic potential. Internationally acclaimed experts such as Don Chu on power, Mark Verstegen on coordination and agility, and Tudor Bompa on periodization provide the very best information and insights in their respective areas of training

: £14.95

Sport Stretch. Paperback, 232 pages.
This new edition of Sport Stretch is a complete guide to flexibility for both weekend warriors and elite competitors.

The centrepieces of this comprehensive book are its illustrations and step-by-step guidelines for 311 different stretches. The stretches can be used individually or grouped with other stretches to form a personalized flexibility program

: £10.95

The Athletic Woman's Survival Guide. Paperback, 276 pp
This book provides recommendations for changing the attitudes of the people dealing with female athletes. Suggestions are included for coaches and parents on providing positive reinforcement about the female's weight, self-esteem, and body image. With the help of The Athletic Woman's Survival Guide , athletes can find out how to get help so they can once again train, compete, and be healthy all at the same time.

: £10.95

Strength & Training for Young Athletes.
Strength Training for Young Athletes provides all the answers as the authoritative guide to strength development for 7- to 18-year-old athletes. World-renowned strength and conditioning experts William Kraemer and Steven Fleck present the latest facts on the effects of strength training on growth, development, and performance. The authors then make recommendations relative to starting age, choice of exercises, frequency of training, rate of progression, and philosophical aspects of program design.

: £12.95

Low Back Disorders by Stuart McGill. Hardback, 312 pages.

Get the latest information on evidence-based prevention and rehabilitation approaches from an internationally recognized expert; and learn how to apply the principles in industry, sport, and everyday settings. The text offers practical guidelines for developing optimal exercise regimens and 31 tests and exercises for diagnosis and prevention, carefully selected or developed based on measured biomechanical factors

: £33.00

Essentials of Strength Training and Conditioning. NSCA, Human Kinetics. Hardback, 672 pages

In this revised and expanded second edition of Essentials of Strength Training and Conditioning , now with over 300 colour photographs, leading exercise science professionals explore the scientific principles, concepts, and theories of strength training and conditioning as well as their practical applications to athletic performance.

: £45.00